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Trump administration program to test expanded drone use

President Donald Trump launched a program on Wednesday to expand testing of drones to include flights over people, nighttime operations and flights out of sight of the operator, the White House said. The pilot program aims to speed up the … Continue reading

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Terror from skies as Mexican cartel attaches bomb to drone

Mexican police discovered four men carting a kamikaze drone equipped with an IED and a remote detonator last week, in what analysts say is an example of cartels figuring out how to weaponizing UAVs. The disturbing development is a manifestation … Continue reading

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With drones spotted at Port Tampa Bay, international fears hit home

In Rich Bishop’s nightmare, someone flies a drone over Port Tampa Bay and drops an explosive device on a gas tank, causing massive destruction. Feeding this scary scenario is that law enforcement agencies already have received calls about drones over … Continue reading

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FAA Restricts Drones over Statue of Liberty, Other Landmarks

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to … Continue reading

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